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E-Flite Opterra 2M Wing

FPV Ready E-Flite Opterra 2M Wing

FPV isn’t just for drones anymore, it is also becoming more popular in airplanes. New from E-Flite is the huge Opterra 2M Flying Wing. The Opterra comes in two different styles, as a PNP and a BNF, and is ready for you to install an FPV system. * Large 2M (78.3″) carbon reinforced Z-foam construction * Easy to assemble and transport * Has [...]

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E-Flite Convergence VTOL

E-Flite Convergence VTOL

If you are looking for an all new type of rc thrill, check out the new Convergence VTOL from E-Flite. VTOL stands for vertical takeoff and landing, making this air frame extra versatile. The Convergence transitions at the flip of a switch and comes with sophisticated flight control software to make it easy to fly. * Stability and acrobatic modes * Up [...]

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E-Flite UMX A-10 BL

E-Flite UMX A-10 Warthog BL

The UMX A-10 Warthog BL BNF Basic from E-Flite is an affordable pre-assembled aircraft designed to put a smile on your face. The A-10 is ultra-micro in size with a wingspan of 22.1″ and comes with an abundance of power thanks to its 13,500kV brushless motors. * Incredible scale detailing * Twin 28mm ducted fans * AS3X stability control * Functional dual rudders * Flight [...]

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E-flite ICON A5 park flyer

E-flite ICON A5 Park Flyer

New from E-flite is the amphibious ICON A5 park flyer. The ICON A5 comes in two different versions, a BNF (bind and fly) and a PNP (plug and play). The A5 is officially licensed by ICON Aircraft and has the scale look and detailing that is demanded by today’s consumers. Power is provided by a 480-size 960Kv brushless outrunner and a [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]

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Horizon E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby Booth at E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby was out in force to support all the flyers at E-Fest 2015. Horizon had several of their team flyers in attendance to show off what their products can do in the hands of a skilled professional and they had a booth full of flying goodies to drool over as well. Something that really grabbed out attention in the Horizon [...]

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See the World from the Cockpit with the E-Flite FPV Vapor!

Now that FatShark products are available at Horizon Hobby, there now is a way to get all your FPV needs in one aircraft: the Ultra-Micro FPV Vapor RTF! Featuring the FatShark Teleporter V4 FPV Headset, the FPV Vapor RTF has a great list of features:  Completely built, flight ready airframe Spektrum™ VS1100 ultra micro FPV system Fat Shark Teleporter V4 headset with digital head tracking Full-color QVGA 320 x [...]

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Raging Rotors: I Spy with my FPV Eye…

Another day, another installment of Raging Rotors! As I mentioned last week, a recent episode of Modern Family featured a DJI Quadcopter set up for FPV (First Person View).  With camera technology getting more affordable for the masses, the usual next step for someone going deep into the world of Quadcopters (whether DIY or RTF) is to dive into picture/video [...]

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E-Flite Action Camera ready for FPV? Yes, Please!

Slipping through the cracks, the new Blade 350QX AP features a camera gimal setup along with it’s own camera included? What’s that, you want one for yourself but don’t want to fly? Announcing the E-Flite C-Go 1, a new 1080p, 30fps action camera developed by Yuneec Technology! Not only that, but it will transfer 720p video right to your mobile device giving you [...]

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Horizon Hobby Booth HobbyTown USA Convention 2013

Horizon Hobby – 2013 HobbyTown USA Convention

Horizon Hobby had a large suite at the HobbyTown USA Convention this year. They had nice displays for ECX, Vaterra, and for some of the Losi line-up. The biggest news was in their air products, most notably their new E-flite UMX Habu DF BNF Basic and their Blade 350 QX RTF/BNF quadcopter. The E-flite Habu jet uses a ducted fan for propulsion [...]

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E-Flite Beast 60e ARF

E-Flite Beast 60e ARF

With a name like the Beast, the newest 60-sized plane from E-flite should be an animal in the air. E-flite designed the Beast 60e ARF from the ground up with modern brushless/Lipo power in mind. It’s light and engineered for aerobatic 3D flight. It’s also fast to get in the air, final assembly requires only 4 screws and 4 pins. The Beast [...]

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E-flite UMX Yak 54 180 BNF

E-flite UMX Yak 54 180 BNF with AS3X

The new E-flite UMX Yak 54 180 BNF is an ultra micro sized airplane that uses AS3X technology to not only make it easier to fly, but to also boost its aerobatic performance. AS3X stability control makes it easier to pull off all those cool aerobatic moves that you’ve been wanting to learn. The Yak 54 180 has a wingspan of [...]

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E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF SAFE Technology

E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF

The latest plane from E-flite is the Apprentice S 15e RTF. On the outside the Apprentice looks pretty run-of-the-mill, however, the people from Horizon put a pretty bold statement into the press release, “This airplane is the most intelligent RC airplane ever offered by Horizon Hobby.”. On the inside the Apprentice is full of the latest flying technology called SAFE. SAFE [...]

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E-flite® J-3 Cub 450 ARF airplane

E-flite J-3 Cub 450 ARF Airplane

Looking for a plane that is perfect for hitting the local park to get in some flying time? If so, you should take a look at the new J-3 Cub ARF from E-flite. The J-3 Cub utilizes traditional construction and comes with a great scale appearance to make it a great option for the casual flyer. The J-3 Cub 450 ARF [...]

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Horizon Hobby Weak Signals Booth 2013

Horizon Hobby at Weak Signals 2013

The crew at Horizon Hobby take their flying very seriously and had a very large booth at the Weak Signals 2013 Show. All of their major product lines were well represented and they a large staff to answer any questions that people had. Horizon had a lot of new product on display. They were showing off a multitude of new airplanes, [...]

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